2010-11-13

Filling the holes of the Java standard library

The Java standard library has so many holes that for most, even basic, tasks, you need additional helper classes and methods. There are two options you should be aware of:
  • Apache Commons: the classic, has a very broad scope.
  • Google Guava: new, more of a focus on core tasks, nice tight API. Check out the presentation they link to from their homepage.

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